(C) Reuters. Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.95%
At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX rose 0.95%.
The best performers of the session on the AEX were Aalberts Industries NV (AS:AALB), which rose 1.90% or 0.64 points to trade at 34.37 at the close. Meanwhile, Koninklijke DSM NV (AS:DSMN) added 1.87% or 2.05 points to end at 111.80 and Wolters Kluwer (AS:WLSNc) was up 1.81% or 1.16 points to 65.14 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were ABN AMRO Group NV (AS:ABNd), which fell 0.90% or 0.14 points to trade at 15.98 at the close. ING Groep NV (AS:INGA) declined 0.88% or 0.075 points to end at 8.406 and Koninklijke KPN NV (AS:KPN) was down 0.11% or 0.003 points to 2.735.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by 97 to 36 and 6 ended unchanged.
The AEX Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of AEX options, was down 9.19% to 15.01.
Crude oil for October delivery was down 0.23% or 0.13 to $56.00 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.93% or 0.56 to hit $60.59 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.10% or 1.45 to trade at $1517.15 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.04% to 1.1103, while EUR/GBP rose 0.32% to 0.9147.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 98.020.
Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.95%
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